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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 22nd, 2018

Hall

Donna Faye Coleman, 75, Gainesville
Donna Faye Coleman, 75, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018 at her residence.  Born on January 19, 1943 in Chattanooga, TN she was the daughter of the la ...

Jackson

George Henry Sebastian, 75, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. George Henry Sebastian, age 75, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018. Mr. Sebastian was born in Escanaba, Michiga ...

Other

Nell Nixon, 102, Stone Mountain
Nell Nixon was born July 9, 1916 in the mountains of western North Carolina. Nell Emiline Ramsey, daughter of George Thomas Ramsey, Sr and Pearl F. McCoy Ramsey, was one of eight c ...

Rabun

Patsy Wall McCrackin, 76, Lakemont, Ga.
Patsy Wall McCrackin, age 76, of Lakemont, GA passed on October 22, 2018 after an extended illness. Patsy was a lifelong resident of Rabun County. She was the daughter of the l ...

White

Katie Lou Parson, 81, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Katie Lou Parson, age 81 of Cleveland, Georgia. Mrs. Parson passed away on October 22, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical center. ...
Doris Wesley Dockery, 78, Cleveland
Doris Wesley Dockery, age 78 of Dahlonega, passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018. Mr. Dockery was born on January 24, 1940, in Dahlonega, Georgia, to the late Wesley and Marth ...
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.
Speedway Motorsports founder Bruton Smith dies at 95
O. Bruton Smith, who emerged from North Carolina farm country and parlayed his love of motorsports into a Hall of Fame career as one of the biggest track owners...
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.